Newstalk - Former Waterford captain Frankie Walsh passes away

Former Waterford captain Frankie Walsh passes away

The All-Ireland winning hurler was 76

Former Waterford captain Frankie Walsh passes away
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Raf Diallo
12:52 Saturday 29 December 2012

Former All Ireland winning captain with Waterford, Frankie Walsh has died at the age of 76.

Walsh led the Deise to their last All Ireland win back in 1959 when they beat Kilkenny in a replay.

He also won three Munster Hurling titles in 1957, 1959 and 1963 as well as the '63 Natioanl League, finally retiring from inter-county hurling in 1969.

A welder by profession, Walsh represented club side Mount Sion from 1955 to 1974.

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